TITLE

SOLAR POWER'S BRIGHT HOPE

PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
Design News;3/11/91, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on an engineering project initiated by a Dallas-based design and manufacturing firm that aims to build a photovoltaic installation with a generating capacity equal to today's nuclear plants. In the proposed system, an innovative concentrating technique has been used that improves the system's energy conversion efficiency. Cost factor also separates the project from other solar companies many of whom have also achieved high efficiency. The system's lower costs are attributed to a simplified solar tracking system.
ACCESSION #
15897418

 

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